The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.  


We offer:

Book Sales
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables.  Our selection is ever changing.  Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
 
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table.  Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk.  We will provide a donation receipt upon request.

Our Mission
The Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.

Hours

Tue:   12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Wed:   3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

       &  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Sat:   10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Get Involved

Volunteer Staff

The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings.  Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue. 

Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift.  Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.

Gifts to the Library

The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, All donations are tax deductible.

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2017 Events


June Highlights


Saturday, June 10, 10:30 am:  The Bugmobile. This Chewonki traveling natural history program will draw crowds interested in all things related to insects.  Live specimens are one of the highlights. This event is made possible by the Rose and Samuel Rudman Grant through the Maine Community Foundation.
 
Thursday, June 15, 2:00 – 3:00 pm:  Book Discussion on Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants and Peter Wohlleben’s The Hidden Life of Trees. Please let us know, if you are interested.

Thursday, June 15, 6:30 – 7:30 pm: Third Thursday Talks:  Civics 101 and Civility.  Presenters will review the basic structure of our federal government and origins, and the Appleton Resolution.

Saturday, June 17, 10:30 am:  Bikes for Books Kick Off! Join us to win a bike and read interesting books too!  Once again, the Masons are generously donating a total of six bikes.  The bikes are chosen by raffle.  Read many books and you have many chances to win a new bike! 

Library Services


2916 Sennebec Road, Appleton, Maine  04862       207-785-5656

Mildred Stevens Williams

Memorial Library

2916 Sennebec Road 

Appleton, ME  04862     

207-785-5656


  • Collection of 10,000+ items
  • Maine Collection
  • Camden Conference Collections
  • InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
  • Growing collection of periodicals
  • Children’s story hour
  • Summer reading program
  • DVDs, CDS and VHS tapes
  • Audiobooks
  • eBook & Audio Download
  • Activity Packs
  • American Girl doll and accessories
  • Telescope
  • Kindle
  • Public Computers, printer and copier
  • Seed catalogue
  • Appliance Electricity Monitors
  • Community Meeting Room for events
  • Community & Children’s Gardens
  • Community Jigsaw puzzle

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